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Related to acquired hypogammaglobulinemia: Cvid, common variable immunodeficiency
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Noun1.hypogammaglobulinemia - an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection
immunodeficiency - immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced
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n. hipogammaglobulinemia, nivel anormalmente bajo de gamma globulina en la sangre;
acquired ______ adquirida, que se manifiesta después de la infancia.
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Although one episode of infection is not enough to consider the diagnosis of immunodeficiency, in this case, severity of infection, poor response to antibiotic, and a previous history of rituximab therapy led to our speculation of an acquired hypogammaglobulinemia. There are some studies that reported that patients already diagnosed with CVID and treated with rituximab showed decline in the levels of IgG.
Visceral leishmaniasis in a patient with acquired hypogammaglobulinemia. Eur J Intern Med 2001;12:127-129.

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